Onions

Bayer debut of consumer-friendly Sunions limited

“This is a variety that’s not easy to grow and not widely adapted to a variety of growing areas.”

Study suggests new approaches to onion disease

Bacterial leaf blight, caused by Pantoea agglomerans, has been a limiting factor for Michigan onion growers in recent years. The bacterium was isolated from oni... more

Vidalia onions pack date announced

Vidalia onions will be available starting Friday, April 20, the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee recently announced. ... more »

Colorado grower-shipper Ed Monson dies at 73

Longtime Colorado onion and carrot grower-shipper Joseph (Ed) Monson, 73, of Greeley, Colorado March 11, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. ... more »

Sunions, the ‘tearless’ onions, hit select store shelves

Newly-released Sunions are now available on store shelves in select markets, according to a news release from the brand. The "tearless" onions can... more »

Wallace Martin, Texas produce hall of fame member, dies

The Texas International Produce Association has announced the passing of Wallace Wiley Martin of Carrizo Springs, Texas late last week. "Mr. Marti... more »

Florida’s Jet Harvest hires Washington sales rep

Jet Harvest Solutions, a Florida-based ag products company, recently announced it had hired Matthew Ohl in the Pacific Northwest to expand its sales t... more »

Tearless sweet onion grown in Washington, Nevada, to hit shelves

A new American onion is due out on shelves in select markets this winter. Nevada- and Washington state-grown Sunions are being marketed as “Ameri... more »

Study eyes PlantTape technology in planting onions

As Georgia Vidalia onion producers plant next year’s crop, they are transplanting the onions, or physically placing the plants into a hole dug in th... more »

Marrone receives EPA approval for novel biofungicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, (NASDAQ:MBII) (MBI), a provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products for agriculture, turf and ornamental a... more »

Onion producer to pay $1.5M in back wages, damages

Vidalia, Georgia-based Bland Farms Production and Packing LLC will pay nearly $1.5 million in back wages and liquidated damages after the U.S. Departm... more »

Michigan onion growers vote to continue development program

Michigan’s onion producers have unanimously approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program. Michigan Depa... more »


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